Flip Flops & Piggie Tails Layout
SUPPLIES: Cardstock: (kraft, blue) Patterned paper: (Enchanted from Lillian collection) Crate Paper; (Springside from Bridgeport collection) SEI; (Little Circles Teal) Hambly Screen Prints; (Buttercream Bliss from Sunshine Lollipop collection; blue/pink floral) Sassafras Lass Specialty paper: (Honeydew Notebook die cut from Honeydew collection) Creative Imaginations Transparency sheet: (pink from Hambly Couture collection) Hambly Screen Prints Clear stamp: (journaling lines from Star/Journal Block set) Studio Calico Solvent ink: (Jet Black) Tsukineko Color medium: (black pen) American Crafts Accents: (flower, butterfly die cuts) K&Company; (blue buttons) My Mind's Eye; (white pearls) Prima; (green rhinestone brad) Heidi Swapp; (silver staples, mini staples) Stickers: (Flirtatious alphabet) Adornit-Carolee's Creations Fibers: (cream trim) Tools: (corner rounder punch) Zutter; (decorative-edge scissors) Fiskars Other: (photos, pink crepe paper) Finished size: 12" x 12"
1 Draw border and information on cardstock base.
2 Cut rectangle of patterned paper; round top corners and adhere photos. Adhere to base. Cut strip of patterned paper; adhere.
3 Cut strip of patterned paper; adhere to gathered crepe paper and stitch to layout. Adhere trim.
4 Cut rectangle of cardstock; round bottom corners. Stamp journaling lines, spell sentiment with stickers, write journaling, and adhere with foam tape.
5 Cut leaves from patterned paper. Adhere leaves, flowers, butterflies, pearls, and buttons. Attach brad. Staple as desired.
6 Cut images from transparency sheet; adhere. Note: Use foam tape as desired for dimension.
7 Cut strips of patterned paper; trim two with decorative-edge scissors and adhere all. Staple and accent with pen.
This inspiration piece was right up my alley! I loved the blue, green, white, and kraft color scheme, which I paired with some touches of pink and yellow to coordinate with my photos. The leaves stamp inspired me to cut some leaves from a piece of patterned paper. I also incorporated rounded corners into my layout as well.
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